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Curriculum

Master's of Science Clinical Investigation (MS-CLI) total credits required: 31​

Core Courses

  • PM 401* - Quantitative Methods (3 Credits)
  • PM 410* - Introduction to Date Management & Analysis (3 Credits)
  • PM 415 - Principles of Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 460 - Masters Research Project/Paper (6 Credits)
  • IND 501 - Ethics in Professional Integrity-Clinical (1 Credit)
  • BST 465 - Design of Clinical Trials (3 Credits)

Plus One Of The Following

  • PM 413 - Field Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 416 - Advanced Epi Methods
  • BST Course - Advanced Biostatistics Course

Optional Workshops As Needed

List of training opportunities may be found at https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/clinical-translational-science-institute/education.aspx

MS-CI Electives

We have identified certain electives into cluster areas to better assist students in choosing electives which focus around their research project topics

  • PM 412 ^ - Survey Research (3 Credits)
  • PM 413 # - Field Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 414 - History of Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 416 ^ - Epidemiologic Methods (3 Credits)
  • PM 417 - Molecular Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 418 > - Cardiovascular Disease Epi & Prevention (3 Credits)
  • PM 419 - Recruitment & Retention of Human Subject (3 Credits)
  • PM 420 - American Health Policy & Politics (3 Credits)
  • PM 421 - US HC Sys.:  Financing, Delivery, Performance (3 Credits)
  • PM 422 - Quality of Care & Risk Adjustment (3 Credits)
  • PM 424 > - Chronic Disease-Epi (3 Credits)
  • PM 425 - Health Promotion & Preventive Medicine (3 Credits)
  • PM 426 - Social & Behavioral Medicine (3 Credits)
  • PM 430 - Psychology in Health Services Research (3 Credits)
  • PM 442 ¥ - Nutritional Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 443 - Maternal & Child Health (3 Credits)
  • PM 445 - Intro to Health Services Research & Policy (3 Credits)
  • PM 451 - Infectious Disease Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 452 - Community Health Improvement Practicum (3 Credits)
  • PM 458 - Qualitative Health Care Research (3 Credits)
  • PM 461 - Program Evaluation for Public Health (3 Credits)
  • PM 466 ¥ - Cancer Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 469 ¥ - Multivariate Models for Epidemiology (3 Credits)
  • PM 472 - Measurement & Eval of Research Instruments (3 Credits)
  • PM 484 - Med Decision Making & Cost Effec. Research (3 Credits)
  • PM 486 - Medical Ecology (3 Credits)
  • PM 487 - Fundamentals of Sci., Tech. & Health Policy (3 Credits)
  • PM 488 - Experimental Therapeutics (3 Credits)
  • PM 489 > - Injury Epi & Emergency Care Res. Methods (3 Credits)

Pre-requisites

  • Principles of Epidemiology PM 415
  • Principles of Epidemiology PM 415
  • > Principles of Epidemiology PM 415  -or- Introduction to Epidemiology PH 103 
  • ¥ Introductory courses in Epidemiology and Statistics